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“ Militiagan”

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I was going to start a new thread but forgot how.

I just want someone to be kind. To understand the generational angst and poverty, the systematic racism, the hurt of sexual and physical abuse. The white privilege plague. The classism hurt and hurdles.

I didn't walk in your shoes and you didn't walk in mine. But I don't have to have some specific episode in my life to find compassion and kindness and understanding.

My conundrum is that I find it almost impossible to have empathy for those who don't have empathy. It's a hard thing for me to understand or be kind. And I feel like I am a kind person.

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Patagoniagirl wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 7:47 pm
I was going to start a new thread but forgot how.

I just want someone to be kind. To understand the generational angst and poverty, the systematic racism, the hurt of sexual and physical abuse. The white privilege plague. The classism hurt and hurdles.

I didn't walk in your shoes and you didn't walk in mine. But I don't have to have some specific episode in my life to find compassion and kindness and understanding.

My conundrum is that I find it almost impossible to have empathy for those who don't have empathy. It's a hard thing for me to understand or be kind. And I feel like I am a kind person.

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This one is for kate520:
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How did I miss this? :shock: Current Goodyear Blimps aren't blimps. :o They are semi-rigid airships made by the Zeppelin Company using its NT design. :swoon:

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I used to see them a lot. They parked at the smaller county airport about five miles away. I can't remember the last time I saw them, though.
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We used to see them (blimps, no idea if Goodyear or not) for Penn State home games and Boston Red Sox games and other important events.
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I gather this might be a Presidential election year, unless it's canceled. Checking back in to keep up to date. Member since 2009 and before :)

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Hi, Smithereens! :wave:
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Patagoniagirl wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 7:47 pm
I was going to start a new thread but forgot how.

I just want someone to be kind. To understand the generational angst and poverty, the systematic racism, the hurt of sexual and physical abuse. The white privilege plague. The classism hurt and hurdles.

I didn't walk in your shoes and you didn't walk in mine. But I don't have to have some specific episode in my life to find compassion and kindness and understanding.

My conundrum is that I find it almost impossible to have empathy for those who don't have empathy. It's a hard thing for me to understand or be kind. And I feel like I am a kind person.
Here you go - Classism Hurt and Hurdles - in Social Issues.

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Smithereens wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 9:21 am
I gather this might be a Presidential election year, unless it's canceled. Checking back in to keep up to date. Member since 2010 and before :)

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Well, hello there Smithereens.
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I don’t want to sully this happy by putting it in a more appropriate thread.

Welcome, Mia :lovestruck: :lovestruck: :bighug:

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I didn't think this fit in the "live coverage" thread, and the "serious" videos has a lot of things that aren't videos
(I'll skip past the "serious" part").

Anyway, I thought this deserved a post somewhere:


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I don't buy his whole schtick.

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The backyard birbs don't care what Trump is yammering about..

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A roseate spoonbill :lovestruck:
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There's ikely a better place for this, but in a quickie search I didn't see it so dropping it here. I've seen many of these and they are absolutely great!! She is perfect.

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2 hours ago, 6 tweets, 2 min read

1/ It begins:

A guy who went *full* Trump for lobbying business purposes -- and I mean, slavishly, insanely so -- is in Phase III of Good German syndrome.

Phase I - "Hey man, things have been crazy! How are you?"

Phase II - "Yeah, you know I had a mortgage and the company..."

2/ Phase III - "You know I never liked Trump. I was a Jeb guy! We just had so much business that needed the WH. But you and I are friends, man. We need to keep in touch. Do you know any Biden people? I want to have our clients give."

Me: "That's nice."

3/Phase IV will be when their firm leaks a client memo outlining how they were a firm that led their clients away from the damage of Trump.

Lobbyists smell danger like herd animals on the African plain., and they're scared now, their nostrils wide to the scent of predators.

4/ The panic cascade won't change the campaign much, but these folks will hold out comms and messages like this when Trump crashes out as evidence of their "Good Guy In A Tough Spot" storyline.

And right on cue while I'm writing this thread he texts: "Don't out me!!!" DEAD. lol.

5/ Now he's going to spend the entire day wondering who else in his firm is doing the same thing.

Don't worry, bro. When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission comes, your client's multimillion $ donations to him won't be forgotten lol.

6/ A lot of you will say, "Out him!" but I'm into a kind of deliciously tantric state of karma delivery.

Their agony and fear gives me more satisfaction than the momentary pleasure of outing them now.

Something is in the wind, and the money people are in rising panic.

/fin
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Mia :lovestruck: :lovestruck:

I’m just so excited about my new condo that I just purchased yesterday! I hope you can access the link.

https://www.realtor.ca/real-estate/2188 ... catharines

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jemcanada wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:41 am
Mia :lovestruck: :lovestruck:

I’m just so excited about my new condo that I just purchased yesterday! I hope you can access the link.

https://www.realtor.ca/real-estate/2188 ... catharines
Congratulations! Looks beautiful!
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jemcanada wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:41 am
Mia :lovestruck: :lovestruck:

I’m just so excited about my new condo that I just purchased yesterday! I hope you can access the link.

https://www.realtor.ca/real-estate/2188 ... catharines
Nice. What direction do you face?
You might want to convert those $CDN values for our US friends.

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Grumpy Old Guy wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:31 pm
jemcanada wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:41 am
Mia :lovestruck: :lovestruck:

I’m just so excited about my new condo that I just purchased yesterday! I hope you can access the link.

https://www.realtor.ca/real-estate/2188 ... catharines
Nice. What direction do you face?
You might want to convert those $CDN values for our US friends.
The building is v-shaped so my condo/balcony faces sort of northwest. It had a great sunset Monday night when I went to see it. I’m not sure what the exchange rate is right now (probably not good). ;)

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